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My son does not gain weight. He weighs less than average kids of his age. He is active and also gaining in height?

My son does not gain weight. He weighs less than average kids of his age. He is active and also gaining in height?

Sounds normal: There are natural fluctuations in weight and height as we develop. However, a wellness exam may be in order to ensure that you child is developing normally. ...Read more

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Whats average height and weight of children at 6?

Whats average height and weight of children at 6?

Sex assigned: Please see this website. Boys and girls are plotted on different charts: http://www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts/charts.Htm. ...Read more

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What is the suitable height for a child that age 11?

What is the suitable height for a child that age 11?

About 145 cm: The suitable height for 11 years old female is between 145 cm (58 inches) to 155 cm. ,this height will show that the child is growing well in height .But the height varies in different ethnic groups and also depends on nutrition and health status . ...Read more

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My son is 15 what's the average height and weight for someone his age?

My son is 15 what's the average height and weight for someone his age?

Average: 68", 128lbs. But normal variation is quite wide. If you have questions see your Physician who knows your son, his parents, and his growth history. Don't get hung up on numbers. ...Read more

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How would i know if me or my kids are the correct height and weight for our ages?

How would i know if me or my kids are the correct height and weight for our ages?

Check with....: Check with your doctors or look up on the cdc website (center for disease control) for standard numbers.Remember that is a large variation of normal. ...Read more

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Where do I go to find average weight for age and height?

Where do I go to find average weight for age and height?

Found on internet: Here's a handy site for that... http://www.halls.md/ideal-weight/body.htm. ...Read more

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If my child gets puberty at age 9, does it interfere with growth in height?

If my child gets puberty at age 9, does it interfere with growth in height?

Early puberty: During puberty, there is a growth spurt, but then growth stops after the spurt. If your child begins puberty at age 9, (s)he will be tall among his/her peers, initially, but then will stop growing, so adult height will likely be short. ...Read more

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Where do I go to find tables with most common average height and weight by age?

Where do I go to find tables with most common average height and weight by age?

Found on internet: Here's a handy site for that... http://www.halls.md/ideal-weight/body.htm. ...Read more

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I am about 5'8 and a bit under 140 pounds. Am i within the average weight for my height and age?

I am about 5'8 and a bit under 140 pounds. Am i within the average weight for my height and age?

Yes you are close: It is best to stay close to 140 pounds although you have a little room(up to 145) in case you feel better about gaining a couple of pounds more. In general it is better to avoid gaining because it is much harder to lose it later ...Read more